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#226085 - 12/19/16 09:33 PM Re: antonymic homophones aka homophonic antonyms [Re: rdahlgren]  
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Originally Posted By: rdahlgren
Innumerable (too many to be counted) and enumerable (able to be counted) is my personal favorite.




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#226103 - 12/21/16 02:18 AM Re: antonymic homophones aka homophonic antonyms [Re: rdahlgren]  
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Originally Posted By: rdahlgren
Innumerable (too many to be counted) and enumerable (able to be counted) is my personal favorite.

Also, irrupt (break in) and erupt (break out).

#226104 - 12/21/16 02:36 AM What? I can't hear you! [Re: A C Bowden]  
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And don't forget EARRUPT - "My tympanic membrane just broke"... [scuttle-off-quickly-and-hide emoticon]


#226110 - 12/21/16 03:01 PM like, the channel? [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Sound off = mute

#226137 - 12/24/16 03:32 AM Re: Louis XIV [Re: DavidLaurence]  
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Louis XIII died in 1643; the Sun King then reigned until 1715.

Louis XIII died in 1643; the son king then rained until 1715.

#226139 - 12/24/16 01:22 PM Isaac Asimov's triple pun [Re: A C Bowden]  
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His kids ran the cattle ranch, and it was named "Focus," because that's where the sons raise meat.

#226221 - 01/03/17 02:30 AM Re: More homophonous drollery... [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Road vehicle/rowed vehicle

Reckless drivers are seldom wreckless drivers.

If you have all the parts, you have a whole; if you don't have all the parts, you have a hole.

#226947 - 04/11/17 08:30 PM Re: More homophonous drollery... [Re: Shawfan]  
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Closely related is the text that I sent my wife who is currently skiing in a bit of a heat wave. She didn't message me to say how it was so I sent the following:

Well - what's the verdict?
Was the trip worthwhile or worthless?
Are the slopes awesome or awful?
Will the skiing be terrific or terrible, appealing or appalling?
Will you be on-piste or pissed off?
Will you be wining or whining
Do tell.

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